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Harvest Wobblies: The Industrial Workers of the World and Agricultural ...

Greg Hall - Business & Economics - 2001 - 279 pages
"The advent of new technologies in the early decades of the twentieth century changed the face of American farming. Increased mechanization and the expansion of markets ...
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Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America

Todd DePastino - History - 2010 - 350 pages
In the years following the Civil War, a veritable army of homeless men swept across America's "wageworkers' frontier" and forged a beguiling and bedeviling counterculture known ...
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Reinventing Free Labor: Padrones and Immigrant Workers in the North American ...

Gunther Peck - Business & Economics - 2000 - 293 pages
This 2000 study is of the history of the padrone, a mafia-like immigrant boss who allegedly enslaved his compatriots.
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The Future of the American Labor Movement

Hoyt N. Wheeler - Business & Economics - 2002 - 257 pages
The treatment includes an introduction by Lynn Williams, former president of the United Steel-workers of America, and an interview with John Sweeney, president of the AFL-CIO ...
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Work to Welfare: How Men Become Detached from the Labour Market

Pete Alcock - Business & Economics - 2003 - 291 pages
Explores issues relating to the rapidly increasing number of men detached from the labour market.
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Reshaping the Labour Market: Regulation, Efficiency and Equality in Australia

Sue Richardson - Business & Economics - 1999 - 247 pages
Written in an accessible style and based on up-to-date research, the book should be of interest to readers in social policy, politics and political economy as well as more ...
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Who's Not Working and Why: Employment, Cognitive Skills, Wages, and the ...

Frederic L. Pryor, David L. Schaffer - Business & Economics - 2000 - 316 pages
This 1999 book explains why wages have become unequal, why wages in high-skilled jobs have risen while others have stagnated or fallen.
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Labor Market Reform and Job Creation: The Unfinished Agenda in Latin ...

J. Luis Guasch - Business & Economics - 1999 - 114 pages
Despite the resumption of economic growth in most Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries since the late 1980s, improvements on the employment/unemployment front fave been ...
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Poland's Labor Market: The Challenge of Job Creation

Business & Economics - 2001 - 84 pages
The purpose of this guide is to facilitate the ratification or acceptance of the 1993 FAO Compliance Agreement and the 1995 UN Fish Stocks Agreement. It presents an outline of ...
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